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This cap’n crunch ice cream is like childhood to me. It’s better than the typical bowl of cereal because it is ice cream! And I love ice cream! Who wouldn’t want this for breakfast??? It’s super easy to make and you and your family will love to eat it too.
Really the only time consuming part on making this cereal is to soak the cereal in the milk base. First you want to cook the ice cream base and then you will pour the cereal in. You will want to make sure that the cereal isn’t floating and is completely submerged, so I put some tinfoil on top and push it down to the surface. Then you let it sit overnight in the fridge. Before you turn the ice cream, make sure you strain the cereal out.
Change it up!
You don’t have to make it into a cap’n crunch ice cream. Have fun with it and use your favorite type of cereal instead! Fruit loops, cocoa puffs, luck charms. It’s not hard at all to substitute with your favorite childhood breakfast.
Here are some more childhood classic treats!
Products I recommend for making this dessert.
Above are some products that I personally use and recommend for this recipe and to have for everyday use. I highly suggest the ice cream maker that I listed above. It’s cheaper than others and it does it’s job just like the other’s. It’s also easy to clean and super easy to use!
cap’n crunch ice cream
- 2 cup milk
- 1 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 cup cap’n crunch cereal
- place the milk, heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, and salt into a small pot and bring to a boil, whisking to make sure the sugar dissolves. mix in the cereal and place the ice cream base into the fridge overnight to cool and to let the flavor increase. strain the ice cream base to remove the cereal and then following the manufacturer’s instructions of your ice cream machine, turn the base for 20-25 minutes. place the ice cream into a freezer safe container and freeze overnight to firm up.